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Reinventing Industrial Supply Chains Post-COVID Through Digital Innovation

2020 has presented the world with a chance to rethink global supply chains. How do we seize the opportunity?

The news cycles of 2020 have been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, including its effects on global supply chains that have revealed themselves to be fragile, resulting in shortages of not just basic goods but also electronics and other industrial components.

Digitalization contains the tools and opportunities to prepare our supply chains for a more robust future, as heavy-asset industries adopt automation, deploy robotics, and use software to transform workers to citizen developers and data scientists.

This session will discuss how leading global industrial suppliers leverage digital technologies to build resilience and reimagine industrial supply chains. We’ll discuss the emergence of new digitally powered business models, data-driven additive services and their monetization strategies, as well as trends and technologies that are going to shape global industries in the coming years.


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Reinventing Industrial Supply Chains Post-COVID Through Digital Innovation


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Sameer Kalra

President Marine Division, Alfa Laval

Sameer Kalra is Group Executive Vice President and President of the Marine Division at Alfa Laval. He has extensive marine experience, including 10 years sailing on various merchant ships. In addition, he has more than 20 years of experience in different management positions, first at Aalborg Industries and then at Alfa Laval, both in Asia and in Europe. Kalra has an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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Victoria Van Camp


Victoria Van Camp joined SKF in 1996. She has held a number of positions, including President, Business and Product Development; Director, Industrial Market Technology and Solutions; and Director, Product Innovation Lubrication BU.
Van Camp is a member of SKF Group Management, Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien (IVA), and a board member of Billerud Korsnäs AB and Amexci AB. She has a Ph.D. in machine elements from Luleå University of Technology.

Paula Doyle

Paula Doyle - Session Moderator

SVP of Sales & Marketing, Cognite

Paula Doyle is Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Cognite. She has spent the past 15 years working in a variety of roles within the oil and gas industry for companies such as ABB and Siemens, including in Norway and the Middle East. Paula has a Ph.D. in industrial automation from the University of Limerick.